A History of the United Parishes of Colmer and Prior's Dean

A History of the United Parishes of Colmer and Prior's Dean

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... me ten marks of silver. That all the above may remain ratified for ever, I have affixed my seal to the present A customary toll for having a road or way through the forest. Y3e Priory of Soutbwick. 139 writing. These being witnesses--Sir Roger de Merley, Sir Herbert de Burhunt and many others. In the month of March, 1256, an agreement was made between the prior and convent of Southwick on the one part, and Richard de la Lode and Henry his son, on the other part. It has this rubricated title: --The said Richard and Henry had surrendered and granted in perpetuity to the prior and convent of Southwick, all their right and claim in the land of Bukesetle with-all its appurtnances. For this donation, the prior and convent were to give to the aforesaid Henry, food and clothing in the priory of Southwick, as to a servant of their household, until he was of lawful age; and on attaining his majority he was to be admitted to free service such as might be suitable, and to have lodging, food and clothing in the house appertaining to free service as long as he lived. They also undertook to give to the said Richard, food and clothing for life, as a mower of the priory, ' and he should stay in their service and they were to provide him a suitable house to live in. If, when the said Henry was of lawful age, he should wish to depart from them, the prior and convent were to give him five marks of silver; then he and his father should depart from the priory for good and should have no further claim upon them. The aforesaid Richard and Henry de la Lode were sworn to the faithful observance of this agreement in the presence of John Page, Philip de Colemere and many others. The two following charters are anterior to the year 1259 Quoad vixerit, sicut...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796578
  • 9781236796578